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Table 5 Distribution of the university student’s attitude towards reproductive health issues and YFC by gender

From: Views and attitudes of university students in Upper Egypt towards youth health centers

Variables Male (N = 134) Female (N = 171) P value*
N (%) N (%)
University students do not need SRH information
 Strongly agree/agree 8 (36.4%) 14 (63.6%) 0.45
 Strongly disagree/disagree 126 (44.5%) 157 (55.5%)
RH information would lead to high-risk sexual behaviors (n = 304, male = 133)a
 Strongly agree/agree 28 (66.7%) 14 (33.3%) 0.001
 Strongly disagree/disagree 105 (40.1%) 157 (59.9%)
RH educational materials availability on campus
 Strongly agree/agree 113 (45.2%) 137 (54.8%) 0.34
 Strongly disagree/disagree 21 (38.2%) 34 (61.8%)
It is important to have SRH clinic on campus
 Strongly agree/agree 116 (42.8%) 155 (57.2%) 0.62
 Strongly disagree/disagree 18 (52.9%) 16 (47.1%)
Using a YFC means engagement in sexual relations
 Strongly agree/agree 11 (35.5%) 20 (64.5%) 0.31
 Strongly disagree/disagree 123 (44.9%) 151 (55.1%)
Is customary marriage accepted?
 Strongly agree/agree 2 (100.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.19
 Strongly disagree/disagree 132 (43.6%) 171 (56.4%)
  1. *Chi square test was applied
  2. aThere is one missing case due to student refused to respond for this statement